On Mon, April 16, 2018 7:01 am, Stuart Henderson wrote: > On 2018/04/15 16:48, trondd wrote: >> What is the policy around setting SEPARATE_BUILD? Any GNU build? Not >> just builds that require it? > > It's useful for large ports where you might want to "make clean=build" > and they take a long time to extract/patch. > > Otherwise it's pointless and can make extra work for updates because > upstreams often don't test out-of-tree builds (and especially "make > test" in that case) regularly. >
I don't consider links+ to be a large port. It builds either way, so I don't have a strong opinion about it. Whatever it takes to get it commited.